Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he was debriefed by an FBI agent’
question, quiz, interview, examine, cross-examine, interrogate, probe, sound out
put questions to, ask questions of
informal grill, pump, give the third degree to, put through the third degree, put through the wringer, put through the mangle, put the screws on
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.